Category Archives: News

TXDOT WARNS OF DRIVING NEAR OIL DRILLING

Oil drilling in the Brazos Valley is booming, and while that may mean good news for the state and area economy the Texas Department of Transportation has concerns about driving…

BURTON SCHOOL BOARD EXTENDS SUPT. PALMER’S CONTRACT

Burton School Supt. Jim Palmer will continue as that district’s chief officer for another year after a lengthy session of the Burton School Board.. The Board extended Palmer’s contract for…

BLINN COLLEGE FOUNDATION TO HOST SINGING CADETS

The highly renowned Texas A&M Singing Cadets will be coming to the Blinn College in Brenham on Saturday in honor of 178 years of Texas Independence. The Blinn College Education…

BRENHAM CITY COUNCIL TO HOLD WORKSHOP SESSION ON FINANCING PROJECTS

The Brenham City Council has already agreed to purchasing two new fire trucks, to building a new pet adoption and animal care facility and is looking towards a possible new…

POLICE SEIZE DRUGS AND OVER $8300 IN CASH

Brenham police seized drugs and over $8300 in cash while arresting a 31-year old man Saturday night during a traffic stop in the 1000 block of highway 105. Officers saw…

COUNTY TO ESTABLISH ENERGY TRANSPORTATION REINVESTMENT ZONE

Washington County is one of those counties where plenty of heavy equipment, used to drill for oil and gas travels on the county roads.  County Judge John Brieden says each…

STEADY STREAM FOR WEEKEND EARLY VOTING

Washington County Clerk Beth Rothermel reports a steady stream of voters cast early ballots during weekend early voting at the courthouse annex. Rothermel said 151 cast ballots and the stream…

MCCAUL WANTS MEXICAN DRUG LORD EXTRADICTED

Congressman Michael McCaul wants  a        Mexican drug lord to be turned over the U.S. law enforcement. .   McCaul, chair of the House Homeland Security Committee, says drug kingpin Joaquin…

COCKFIGHTING MATCH IN BUSTED IN BURLESON COUNTY

Thirty five people were detained and dozens of roosters were seized in Burleson County when sheriff’s deputies discovered a cockfighting match on a rural county road, Sunday afternoon. . Sheriff’s…

STATE CHAMPION: EVERETT MAHLMANN

STATE U.I.L. SWIMMING MEET JAMIAL SWIM CENTER, UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS BRENHAM CUBS FINALISTS Everett Mahlmann, 100 Backstroke, Wins the State Championship with a time of :51.69 Hudson Smith, 200 I.M.,…